September 29, 2016 3:24 AM ET

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Company Overview of Belkin International, Inc.

Company Overview

Belkin International, Inc. engages in the manufacture of consumer electronics, smart home technologies, safe drinking water delivery systems and solutions, wireless networking products, charging and power products, and accessories for smartphones and tablets. It offers wireless routers, adapters, Wi-Fi range extenders, switches, Wi-Fi cameras with night vision, LED lights, netcams, tablet and keyboard cases, smart phone accessories, mobile accessories, in car products, cables, and education products. The company sells its products through stores, online retailers, commercial resellers, and distributors. Belkin International, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Playa Vista, California.

12045 East Waterfront Drive

Playa Vista, CA 90094

United States

Founded in 1983

Phone:

310-751-5110

Fax:

310-898-1111

Key Executives for Belkin International, Inc.

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 59
Managing Director of Europe Region
Chief Information Officer
Director of Global Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Belkin International, Inc. Key Developments

Belkin Introduces Cases, Screen Protection, Armbands and More for New Apple Devices

Belkin announced a full range of new products for the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 2 including screen protection, armbands, watch bands, phone cases and accessories. Belkin's innovative collection includes Apple Watch bands, InvisiGlass Ultra screen protection, Air Protect SheerForce phone cases, Sport-Fit, Sport-Fit Plus and Sport-Fit Pro armbands and Apple cases and stands. InvisiGlass® Ultra Accessory Glass 2 by Corning. The newest and most premium screen protector, InvisiGlass Ultra, is made with Accessory Glass 2 by Corning Based upon tests of Accessory Glass 2 by Corning compared with soda-lime glass (actual results may vary), InvisiGlass Ultra provides: Improved scratch resistance: up to 3-5x improvement in the force required to cause deep strength-degrading scratches which are often accompanied by chipping (lateral cracking). Better drop performance: up to 25% increase in drop performance. Reduced scratch visibility: up to 25% reduction in scratch visibility. Ultra-thin: 0.21mm between the user and screen preserves touchscreen sensitivity; smooth glide of real glass and crystal clarity, MSRP $39.99. Available mid-September. Air Protect™ SheerForce™ Case for iPhone 7 /iPhone 7 Plus: Super lightweight, impact-resistant, transparent case to protect against bumps, drops, scratches, yellowing or dust, Quality responsive button protection, dock compatible with full access to ports, Hues complement smartphone colors; lab-tested slim fit, MSRP $24.99, Available late September, Sport-Fit Armband for iPhone 7: High-grade film protects phone while allowing for screen access, Velcro strap allows for adjustable and secure fit Lightweight neoprene material makes the armband easy to hand-wash when needed as well as protects the phone from sweat so it is not impacted, Easy integration for most phone cases, MSRP $24.99, Available September 10. Sport-Fit Plus Armband for iPhone 7 /iPhone 7 Plus: All bullets above plus: Separate card and cash pocket allows to carry all necessities. Perforated arm strap allows for better breathability and comfort, MSRP $29.99-34.99. Available September 10. Sport-Fit Pro Armband for iPhone 7 /iPhone 7 Plus: All bullets above plus: Cord management loop. MSRP $34.99-39.99. Available September 10. Apple Watch Classic Band: Premium leather on front and back with painted edges, Laser-etched logo on satin finish hardware with accent stitching, Premium Apple-like lugs for seamless integration with Apple Watch and Apple color matching, MSRP $59.99, Available late September. Stand for Apple Pencil: Elegant storage solution for Apple Pencil, Aircraft-grade anodized aluminum and bead-blasted finish, Recessed silicon tip holder for added protection and weighted base for added stability. MSRP $29.99, Available end of September. Case + Stand for Apple Pencil: All-in-one storage and stand solution for Apple Pencil and Apple Pencil accessories. The protective case stores Apple Pencil while keeping its small accessories safe in compartments designed especially for them. Compact and minimalist, it also functions as a protective stand so Apple Pencil is always within easy reach when you're in the office or out and about Storage compartments for: Apple Pencil, Lightning charge adapter, extra Apple Pencil tip and Apple Pencil cap, Apple Pencil stand High-gloss PC exterior with protective lid, Fabric lining for added protection, MSRP $29.99.

Belkin Introduces the Powerhouse Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone to The Mass Market

Belkin announced the Powerhouse Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone, available at select retailers worldwide, offering consumers an easy 2-in-1 solution for turn-key charging. Consumer benefits: Built-in Apple Watch magnetic charging module with integrated lightning connector for the iPhone; Integrated 2-in-1 charging solution optimally charges the Apple Watch and iPhone simultaneously; Elevated design keeps the Apple Watch and iPhone more protected and easier to see while charging; and MFi certification ensures that this product passed rigorous mechanical, stress, and electrical tests per Apple standards. The Powerhouse Charge Dock is available for an MSRP of $99 at http://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-F8J200/, Best Buy and other retailers globally. The Powerhouse Charge Dock supports Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch Edition, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5.

Uponor Corporation and Belkin International, Inc. Enter into Joint Ventures Agreement

Uponor Corporation and Belkin International, Inc. announced that completed the partnership agreement, announced on 25 May 2016, and formed a joint venture company both in the United States and in Europe. The new joint venture, named Phyn, develops water sensing and conservation technology both for consumers and to the building industry. Uponor will initially invest $15 million in exchange of a 37.5% shareholding in the companies. The investment will impact Uponor’s cash flow in the third quarter 2016 but it has no impact on Uponor’s profit guidance for 2016. Uponor has an option to increase its ownership to 50% at a later stage. As a minority-owned business, the joint venture company will be consolidated into Uponor’s financial accounts using the equity method.

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